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On 12/12/2008 06:48 AM, Stephen Adler wrote:
> Guys,
> I just recently set up another system with fedora 10, this time from=20
> scratch. Or rather it was an install, not an upgrade. When I logged in,=
> the desktop had the network manager icon in the tool bar at the top of =

> the desktop. This does not appear on my upgraded fedora 10 systems. Doe=
> anyone know if the network manager package is worth using? It looks lik=
> it does auto connects etc for laptops which move from one place to=20
> another. But for my desktop in my home office, which never moves, it ma=
> not be worth using...
>  =20
To turn NM off, go into System/Administration/Services and turn off=20
network manager. From the command line use chkconfig. On my system:
sudo /sbin/chkconfig --list NetworkManager
NetworkManager     0:off    1:off    2:off    3:off    4:off    5:off    =


To turn is off for run levels 3 and 5:
sudo /sbin/chkconfig --level 35 NetworkManager off

Then go into System/Administration/Network to configure your network. I=20
had the same problem with Fedora 9, but Fedora 10 preserved the settings.=

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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